Jacksonville

State pension bills now coming together

Changes to retirement plans covering hundreds of thousands of public employees started coming together Thursday on both sides of the Capitol, raising the prospects of success on...

Jacksonville Business News  4/11/14 12:20pm

Investors descend on One Spark

Just as the number of people at One Spark has grown since last year so, too, has the reputation of Jacksonville as an entrepreneurial hotbed of activity. Venture capitalists from...

Jacksonville Business News  4/11/14 12:17pm

​Small business is big in Northeast Florida

The North Florida district of the U.S. Small Business Administration guaranteed over $357 million in small business lending in fiscal year 2013. North Florida’s economy...

Jacksonville Business News  4/11/14 6:36pm

Friday Five: Google Glass, Sebelius resignation and different types of fire

Sebelius resignation means ... something for Obamacare So you already know Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius  is resigning. And that is either a clear and...

Jacksonville Business News  4/11/14 12:37pm

Adecco looks at Southbank, suburban Jacksonville for more space as it readies for HQ move

Adecco North America’s headquarters move to Jacksonville will likely mean more office space for the company outside of its large presence on the city’s Southside. Real estate...

Jacksonville Business News  4/6/14 8:52pm

Inside the plans for the redevelopment of the Barnett Bank Tower in Downtown Jacksonville

Jacksonville’s growing tech scene has brought new life to plans for the redevelopment of the Barnett Bank Tower. Despite the challenges of Downtown redevelopment projects,...

Jacksonville Business News  4/6/14 9:37pm

One Spark founder, developer plan 'innovation center' for Barnett building

The developer who owns the Barnett Bank Building in Downtown Jacksonville has unveiled his plans for a $30 million transformation of the historic tower into an innovation...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 11:23pm

SunTrust names Atlanta exec as Buckland's successor in Jacksonville

Arnold Evans, previously an executive within SunTrust Bank’s investment division in Atlanta, has been named the next president and chief executive officer for the Jacksonville...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 6:34pm

Debbie Buckland explains decision to join BB&T

Debbie Buckland is looked forward to joining BB&T as her next professional challenge for a trio of reasons, she said in an interview with the Business Journal. Those reasons: the...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 7:00pm

Developer: 'A bit of reticence' from equity investors slowed East San Marco

In the months that John Carey had the East San Marco site under contract, he said he approached “quite a few” equity partners to invest the apartment-and-retail deal at the...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 6:49pm

Carla Harris tells Jacksonville women: Be bold to succeed

Women business leaders need to be boldly authentic, said Carla Harris, a senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley who used story telling and even a little gospel singing to...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 6:10pm

Pattillo Construction building $2.1 million expansion for Tucker Rocky in Jacksonville

The Pattillo Construction Corp. will build a $2.1 million expansion for Tucker Rocky at Westside Industrial Park. The contractor pulled a building permit yesterday for the...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 4:29pm

DataSavers lands government contract

DataSavers Inc., an information management company in Jacksonville, was recently awarded a U.S. Treasury contract worth more than $4.5 million. DataSavers handles records...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 4:21pm

Editorial: The One Spark bus is worth getting on

Heard around town this week: “I didn’t go to One Spark last year, but it sounds interesting. I’m going to be there this year.” As we close in on One Spark version 2.0,...

Jacksonville Business News  4/4/14 4:18pm

After partnership goes sour, Jacksonville candy shop Sweet Pete's is breaking up

The dramatic breakup of an iconic Jacksonville candy company will air on national television tonight. Sweet Pete's, the all-natural confectioner in Springfield, will be featured...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am

Deutsche approved for international branch in Jacksonville

German banking giant Deutsche Bank received approval from the Florida Office of Financial Regulation on March 27 to set up an international agency branch in Jacksonville.  The...

Jacksonville Business News  4/2/14 8:04am